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Student Leaders in Public Health Program

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Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center
Dec 15, 2023

Olivia Jolly


The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center offers awards for college students to support public health focused field placements and faculty-student collaborative projects. The program goal is to increase the supply and diversity of the public health workforce in the Rocky Mountain Region, specifically in underserved communities and populations by supporting students conducting applied public health projects and providing opportunities for mentoring and professional development.

Applications are encouraged from:

  • Students from groups that have been historically marginalized and/or underrepresented in public health
  • Students proposing field placements working with medically underserved/rural/tribal areas or populations

Projects must involve at least 200 hours of effort. Students will be required to complete two deliverables (paper/poster/abstract) describing the project and its impact. An optional presentation will be offered, as well.


Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or foreign national possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S.
  • Enrolled in a higher education program in the Rocky Mountain Region. Programs include university, college, tribal college, and community college. If in a 4-year undergraduate program, student must be a junior or senior.
  • Student must complete the public health focused project within the Rocky Mountain Region
Geographic coverage
Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota (Rocky Mountain Region)
Amount of funding

Each student will receive $3,500 that may be used to cover travel to the host site, living expenses, and/or project-related costs.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health workforce education and training · Public health · Colorado · Montana · North Dakota · South Dakota · Utah · Wyoming

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